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MIS partners with city of Missoula for elk spotting program
The City of Missoula is working to protect elk habitats on Mount Jumbo during the later months, and it is asking community members of all ages for help.
The Missoula International School is next to Mount Jumbo, and it is teaming up with the city’s parks and recreation department to keep an eye on elk. The school’s youngest students will use binoculars to watch for elk through a window. Older students will head out to the play yard to track elk through a scope.
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MIS March Walkout 2018
On March 14th at 10:00 am, MIS walked out of our school.
Younger children who are pre-k – 3rd walked out to Cherry Creek road and to the trailhead where they sang a song of peace.
The older 4th – 8th-grade students walked to the Missoula walk-bridge and talked about what peace and kindness meant to them.
Helena student wins at MATHCOUNTS competition
Teams of sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade student Mathletes from Montana middle schools competed in the state MATHCOUNTS competition on March 9 at Montana Tech in Butte… Read More! (Scroll down for article)
Published: Mar 23, 2018
Young Missoula scientists work to solve the age-old problem of stinky hockey gloves
When it came time to choose a science fair project, partners Camille Sherrill, 12, and Eden Maxwell, 12, looked for inspiration close to home.
Knowing there’s plenty of agriculture and farming in Montana, they decided to measure how different types of fertilizer affect the pH of water… Read More!
Published: Mar 5, 2018
MIS Celebrates Alumni Julian Bain
On the January 19th, Julian Bain came back to Missoula International School as a BROADCOM Masters finalist. The MIS Alumni has created a new understanding of how lenses can work! Check out his interview here.
Education in motion
From birth we are guided with tactile information, moving and exploring the world with free bodies. Around five years old, we are restricted to learning from our shoulders up, spending hours sitting stationary and leaning over a desk.
According to Karen Kaufmann, a University of Montana dance professor… Read More!
Published: Apr 11, 2018
Western Montana students celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with words, art
On this special day, the Missoulian features the winners of the 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. writing and art contest. Prizes were awarded to the first- through third-place finishers, respectively, in each division for both artwork and essays… Read More!
Published: Jan 15, 2018
Alebrije! Alebrije! Missoula students construct vibrant sculpture
Lurking in the corner of the Missoula International School gymnasium stands a creature with the body of a bear, neck, and legs of a giraffe and the head of a hummingbird with an orange mohawk and a unicorn horn… Read More!
Published: Nov 1, 2017
Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.
On this special day, the Missoulian features the winners of the 22nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. writing and art contest. Prizes were awarded to the first- through third-place finishers, respectively, in each division for both artwork and essays… Read More!
Published: Jan 16, 2017
Monday's Montanan: Missoula dancer returns from ballet academy in Portugal
There’s an easy way to tell if you’re talking to a ballerina: Look at her feet.
At her home last week, Ruby Jenni stood up from the couch and her feet naturally turned out into first position… Read More!
Published: Jan 9, 2017
MIS adds Spanish, Venezuelan teachers to family
Missoula International School’s new teachers are wide-eyed and eager for the school year – and shocked by how friendly everyone is… Read More!
Published: Aug 28, 2016
MIS wins state robotics championship
One of FIRST Lego League’s core values is understanding that what you discover is more important than winning. But it still feels good to win, as the Missoula International School robotics team found out this weekend… Read More!
Published: Feb 8, 2016
'King Arthur' becomes 'Arturo' in Missoula International School performances
Muchos problemas at the Missoula International School on Friday.
A dragon had a toothache. A giant needing mothering. A bogus ghost hid behind maquillaje (makeup). And King Arthur couldn’t extract Excalibur from a piedra again…
Published: Dec. 13, 2013